Conference Minister

Response to the Charlottesville Events from the Conference Minister

My Dear Friends, Many of you, like me, watched the news unfold today in Charlottesville, VA. I was filled with sadness, horror, and disgust. And...

Blessed… and a Bit Surreal

by Rev. Marie A. Bacchiocchi Interim Conference Minister, Southeast Conference UCC Blessed, and a bit surreal. That's been my answer as I've been asked what it felt...

The State of the Conference: A New Vision

My Dear Friends, What a wonderful annual meeting we had! Your “official” welcome to me was so overwhelming. I am so blessed to be here...

From the Interim Conference Minister: May 15, 2017

Recently I had the privilege to worship with the United Church of Huntsville, Huntsville, AL. The newly ordained Rev. Edward Colf led worship, preached, and...

From the Interim Conference Minister: May 1, 2017

Dear Friends, As I travel around the conference meeting you all, I am blown away by the amazing ministry we, in the Southeast Conference, do....

Marie’s Musings: April 1, 2017

April is upon us! As spring bursts forth, as we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus from the grave, let us remember all that is...

Marie’s Musings: March 18, 2017

by Marie Bacchiocchi, Interim Conference Minister I sit in my office with my cat, KeyKey sleeping on the ottoman next to me, feeling blessed to...

June’s Jottings: March 18, 2016

by June Boutwell, Designated Conference Minister My deepest thanks for allowing me to be a partner in ministry in the Southeast Conference for the last...

A Day of Celebration and Transition in the Southeast Conference

Saturday, March 4, 2017 was a wonderful day of celebration in the Southeast Conference of the UCC as we gathered at First Congregational in...

June’s Jottings: March 1, 2017

The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it...